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Open Associate/Full Professor Endowed Chair at UNL

  • 1.  Open Associate/Full Professor Endowed Chair at UNL

    Posted 01-15-2020 11:46

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    Donald and Shirley Clifton Chair in Organizational Research

    The Department of Management in the College of Business at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for a tenured endowed chair appointment beginning in August 2020. The successful candidate will hold the Donald and Shirley Clifton Chair in Organizational Research. Salary, benefits, and research support are very competitive and consistent with other Big Ten universities.

    Candidates are required to hold a Ph.D. degree in Organizational Behavior or a related field, have an established record of publication in top tier journals (AMR, AMJ, ASQ, JAP, JOM, PPsych, Org Sci, SMJ) and a research record commensurate with a senior Associate or Full Professor.

    Research interests in the area of leadership and/or positive organizational scholarship, broadly defined, is preferred. Service on doctoral dissertation committees is highly desirable. We are particularly interested in individuals who are strong organizational citizens and interested in being active members of a rich academic community.

    About the College of Business
    The College of Business, established in 1913, moved into a new 240,000 square foot, $84 million dollar state-of-the-art building in the fall of 2017. Its undergraduate program, consisting of 11 majors and 4 campus-wide minors, is ranked 44th by US News and World Report and its MBA program was ranked 8th by Poet & Quants in 2019. Increased support for research and close proximity to thriving business communities of Omaha and Lincoln help advance the college's research goals. The college prides itself in being an open and collaborative community. Visit the CoB webpage http://business.unl.edu/.

    Why Life in Lincoln is Right
    Lincoln, population 290,000, is known for its college-town atmosphere and is the 3rd largest city in the Big Ten. Lincoln was recently named America's brightest and most affordable tech hub by Livability and a Smart Gigabit Community by the National Science Foundation-funded nonprofit U.S. Ignite. Lincoln offers the attractions and entertainment opportunities of a metropolitan area. Accolades also include: #4 best state capital to live in by WalletHub; #1 best city for new jobs by Forbes; a #2 highest quality of life ranking by The Huffington Post; and a #4 ranking in Children's Health magazine's listing of best places to raise a family. Lincoln boasts low unemployment, low cost of living, and low crime. A strong vision for growth, vibrant downtown, extensive bike trails, numerous golf courses and parks, a wide variety of restaurants, shops and museums, and top college sports teams, help make Lincoln a desirable community. Visit http://www.lcoc.com for more information.

    To Apply
    To apply go to https://employment.unl.edu/postings/65398  and click on "Apply to this Job" and fill out the form. Applicants must also upload: 1) a letter of interest, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a list of three references with contact information, and 4) one document containing: i) a sample of publications and current research, and ii) evidence of teaching experience and ability. All four documents are required for a complete file.

    Questions may be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Jenna Pieper (jpieper@unl.edu), the Department Chair, Jon O'Brien (jon.obrien@unl.edu), or any faculty member in the department you may be familiar with.

    As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

    Jenna R. Pieper
    Associate Professor
    University of Nebraska - Lincoln